Austin fire kills woman, 61

June 2, 2009 5:56:00 AM PDT
An overnight fire has claimed the life of a 61-year-old woman in the Far West Side's Austin neighborhood.The fire started just after midnight Tuesday at 141 South Waller. When fire crews arrived, they found flames in a third-story apartment.

The victim is identified as Joyce Harvey.

Firefighters are investigating, but say there was not a working smoke detector in the apartment.


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